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Q: Car does not start after running out of gas

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Car ran out of gas...put more in...still can't get it started...what can I do?

My car has 200000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The fuel pump uses fuel to lubricate and cool the fuel pump. If the pump is always ran low on fuel, it will seize up. You may have damaged the fuel pump when it ran dry. If pump is not working then replace the fuel pump and filter. To get your car back on the road and running smoothly, YourMechanic can send you a certified technician to replace the fuel pump at the your home or place of business.

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